If Israel has in fact rejected Hamas's proposed cease-fire, it is an irresponsible decision both for the residents of the western Negev and for kidnapped soldier Gilad Schalit, Meretz chairman Yossi Beilin said Friday.
"Israel has no other real solution to these problems, and it must reach a cease-fire with Hamas," Beilin continued.
"Israel can do so through a third party, parallel to the diplomatic process with the PLO," Beilin said.
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